Beavers Shut Out Unicorns, 4-0
July 26th, 2018
UTICA, Mich. – Left-handed pitcher Kevin Matthews threw 5.2 scoreless innings, scattering three hits and struck out six, while Robb Paller slammed a two-run home run to lead the Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers (16-13) past the Utica Unicorns (14-17), 4-0, Thursday on Zombie Night at Jimmy John’s Field.
Hunter Wood scored a run and earned two walks, finishing the game 1-for-2 for the Beavers. RHP Deshorn Lake and RHP Brian Heldman combined to throw 2.1 scoreless innings of relief and struck out five.
Dan Ward led all offensive players tonight, going 2-for-4 with two doubles, while teammate Daniel Williams added a 2-for-4 performance for the Unicorns.
The Beavers have now won four straight games, and are 6-1 over their last seven ballgames.
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Friday, July 27
Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers (16-13) vs. Westside Woolly Mammoths (16-15), 7:05 p.m. first pitch (Gates open at 6 p.m.)
PROMOTIONS: Fireworks Friday Powered by XFINITY
Stick around after the game for Friday Fireworks Spectacular
Join us for a great night of professional baseball and a spectacular fireworks show immediately following the ballgame Powered by XFINITY.
$1 off Founders in the Short Hops Craft Beer Garden. Not applicable to the discount on Founders if the Beer Batter of the Game gets a hit.
Saturday, July 28
Utica Unicorns (14-17) vs. Eastside Diamond Hoppers (14-15), 7:05 p.m. first pitch (Gates open at 6 p.m.)
PROMOTIONS: 99.5 WYCD Country Music Night, A Salute to Garth Brooks / Strike Out Hunger
Enjoy some live classic rock music, mingle with WCSX radio personalities and stay on Jimmy John’s Field.
Strike Out Hunger
Join us for “Strike Out Hunger” Night at Jimmy John’s Field! We will be holding a canned food drive throughout the night with the proceeds benefiting Macomb Feeding the Need. It’s also country music night at the ballpark.
Hoppers Specialty Jerseys
50% of all proceeds from this online auction of the players’ jerseys will benefit Macomb Feeding the Need and its mission to provide food, clothes and hope to this in need in the Macomb Community. Macomb Feeding the Need will be holding their “Strike Out Hunger” event at Jimmy John’s Field on July 28. See www.macombftn.org for more on the organization.
Bidding for the jerseys closes Tuesday, July 31 at midnight ET (12 AM on 8/1/18).
99.5 WYCD Country Music Night
Grab your boots and head down to Jimmy John’s Field for 99.5 WYCD Country Music Night. Come early and enjoy pregame and in between innings music from the Cadillac Cowboys (A Salute to Garth Brooks) from the Dana St. Clair Stage on the lawn in right center field.
Sunday, July 29
Eastside Diamond Hoppers (14-15) vs. Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers (16-13), 1:05 p.m. first pitch, (Gates Open at Noon)
PROMOTIONS: Sunday Fun Day with Minion Villain Party
Come out for Sunday Fun Day with the Minion Villain Party presented by Fairytale Entertainment!
**The Minion Villain Party will be at the main gates at 12 pm for meet and greets. They will be visiting fans around the ballpark from Noon – 3 p.m.